set+at+nought

  • 1 set at nought — To despise, disregard, flout • • • Main Entry: ↑nought …

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  • 2 set at nought — index decry, disown (deny the validity), spurn Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 set at nought — deride, scorn, slight, show contempt …

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  • 4 nought — 1. noun a) Nothing; something which does not exist. b) A thing or person of no worth or value; nil. 2. adjective Wicked, immoral …

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  • 5 nought — naught, nought Naught is an archaic or literary word meaning ‘nothing’ and it survives chiefly in phrases such as come to naught or set at naught. In BrE nought is the term for the digit 0 (zero in AmE). The game called noughts and crosses in BrE …

    Modern English usage

  • 6 nought — Naught Naught (n[add]t), n. [OE. naught, nought, naht, nawiht, AS. n[=a]wiht, n[=a]uht, n[=a]ht; ne not + [=a] ever + wiht thing, whit; hence, not ever a whit. See {No}, adv. {Whit}, and cf. {Aught}, {Not}.] 1. Nothing. [Written also {nought}.]… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Nix Nought Nothing — is an English fairy tale collected by Joseph Jacobs in his English Fairy Tales. A similar tale was collected by Andrew Lang in Scotland. The story, in various guises, is very widely distributed, and also has close similarities to the Greek myth… …

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  • 8 To set at naught — Naught Naught (n[add]t), n. [OE. naught, nought, naht, nawiht, AS. n[=a]wiht, n[=a]uht, n[=a]ht; ne not + [=a] ever + wiht thing, whit; hence, not ever a whit. See {No}, adv. {Whit}, and cf. {Aught}, {Not}.] 1. Nothing. [Written also {nought}.]… …

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  • 9 Paradoxes of set theory — This article contains a discussion of paradoxes of set theory. As with most mathematical paradoxes, they generally reveal surprising and counter intuitive mathematical results, rather than actual logical contradictions within modern axiomatic set …

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  • 10 aleph-nought — /aləf ˈnɔt/ (say ahluhf nawt) noun Mathematics the cardinal number of a countable set, such as the set of positive integers. Symbol: ℵ0 Also, aleph null, aleph zero …

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  • 11 ANTISEMITISM — ANTISEMITISM, a term coined in 1879, from the Greek ἁντί = anti, and Σημ = Semite by the German agitator wilhelm marr to designate the then current anti Jewish campaigns in Europe. Antisemitism soon came into general use as a term denoting all… …

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  • 12 William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley — Lord Burghley redirects here. For other holders of the title, see Baron Burghley William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley (13 September 1520 ndash; 4 August 1598), was an English statesman, the chief advisor and good friend of Queen Elizabeth I for most …

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  • 13 USURY — Biblical Law SOURCES If thou lend money to any of My people, even to the poor with thee, thou shalt not be to him as a creditor (nosheh), neither shall ye lay upon him interest (Ex. 22:24). And if thy brother be waxen poor and his means fail with …

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  • 14 Anglo-Saxon law — While there is virtually no evidence of Anglo Saxon law per se (i.e. case law and jurisprudence), a significant amount of the literature of law from the Anglo Saxon period still survives. Discussion of Anglo Saxon law must, therefore, be confined …

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  • 15 Timeline of non-sexual social nudity (prehistory - 1999) — See also: Timeline of non sexual social nudity (2000 present) Prehistory 1800* 720 BC. According to one legend, Orsippos of Megara discarded his loincloth that year and won his race at the Olympic Games. A variant of the legend asserts that the… …

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  • 16 decry — I verb admonish, be unable to respect, belittle, berate, bring discredit on, bring into disrepute, censure, censure as faulty, clamor against, condemn, condemn as worthless, contemn, criticize, cry down, cry out against, declaim against, degrade …

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  • 17 disown — I (deny the validity) verb abjure, abnegate, affirm the contrary, annul, call in question, challenge, confute, contest, contradict, contravene, controvert, countermand, demur, deny, deny absolutely, deny peremptorily, deny the possibility, deny… …

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  • 18 spurn — I verb aspernari, belittle, boot, brush aside, cast aside, cast out, censure, contemn, decline, depreciate, despise, disapprove, discard, disdain, disparage, disregard, drive away, drive back, elude, evade, fastidire, flout, frown upon, have… …

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  • 19 Mark 9 — 1 And he said unto them, Verily I say unto you, That there be some of them that stand here, which shall not taste of death, till they have seen the kingdom of God come with power. 2 And after six days Jesus taketh with him Peter, and James, and… …

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  • 20 Acts 4 — 1 And as they spake unto the people, the priests, and the captain of the temple, and the Sadducees, came upon them, 2 Being grieved that they taught the people, and preached through Jesus the resurrection from the dead. 3 And they laid hands on… …

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